TDoR 2014 / 2014 / March / 12 / Vitória


Age 16

12 Mar 2014
Boa Višta, Roraima (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/12-Mar-2014/Vitoria

Vitória [photo:]

Vitoria was shot twice. Although she was found by emergency services who attempted to resusciate her, she could not be revived.

A 16-year-old [trans woman], identified as 'Vitória', was found dead with two shots in the Cambará neighborhood in western Boa Vista at dawn on Wednesday (12). According to information from the Military Police, the teenager's body was located by a team from the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu). No suspects were arrested.

One of Samu's first responders said that around 3:40 am, when the team returned from an incident, they came across a body lying in the middle of Ataide Teive Avenue. He said the team stopped attempted to resuscitate the victim, but the [woman] was already lifeless.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & G1 Globo 12.03.2014

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